Ricky Romero vs Luke Hochevar Battle Sees Toronto Fall 3-2
Kansas City got a 3-2 victory over Toronto on Thursday, with Luke Hochevar earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
Kansas City won as a +118 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kansas City got 7 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 2 RBIs from Jeff Francoeur in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Ricky Romero worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Adam Lind in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Toronto will aim to get back on the winning track vs Boston.